The Flame in the Flood Set to Sail for Xbox One and PC, Mac

Feb 12, 2016 - 9:50 AM - by garyopa
Who knows... (Watching this video) just might save your life!

It's official. The Flame in the Flood is coming to PC, Mac, and Xbox One on February 24th, and we have a little 'Wilderness Tips' video to help demonstrate just what you're going up against.

Here is new cool video to watch, about the latest game coming out soon for the Xbox One and PC, and watching this video just might save your life, as survival in this amazing new action-packed video game is the key.

Pack your bags for a downriver journey of survival and self-reliance. The Flame in the Flood lands on Xbox One, PC and Mac on February 24, 2016.

The Flame in the Flood is a rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten, post-societal America. Forage, craft, outwit predators and brave the rapids as you make your way down the procedurally generated river.

Get lost in the fragile beauty of a forgotten world designed by veterans of both BioShock and BioShock Infinite, played to the tune of an original soundtrack composed by alt-country star, Chuck Ragan. Hunt, trap, and craft to not only endure, but survive.

Brave the dangers of the water as you seek refuge from the harsh realities surrounding you, accompanied by your trusted companion, Aesop. The ultimate wingman, your canine friend is as cunning as he is adorable, sniffing out and gathering the supplies essential to stay warm, stay fed, and stay alive.

Where will your journey take you?

Find The Flame in the Flood on Steam or learn more at
Don't forgot to check out the teaser video attached below, you I told you earlier, it just might save your life, so its worth the time.

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Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition Now Out

Feb 10, 2016 - 10:43 PM - by garyopa
Drives Into Stores Starting Feb 9th | Launch Trailer Released

IT'S HERE. Who's excited to explore the Harran countryside and run over zombies in deadly dirt buggies?

As of yesterday finally Dying Light - The Following flew into all your digital online stores for grabbing, and here is the final launch details of this big expansion, so big that its basically a whole new game.

Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition has officially launched. The new and remastered version of Techland's most successful zombie survival game adds features such as a brand-new difficulty level called Nightmare Mode, 250 special Legend Levels to unlock, all-new Bounty system, and a massive expansion pack titled Dying Light: The Following. On top of that, the Enhanced Edition includes all previously released DLCs, community-made maps and many more gameplay and performance upgrades.

Key Features:

  • Enhanced Version of the Game - Dying Light is now bigger, better and scarier than ever before. Enjoy the ultimate zombie experience as you scavenge for supplies, craft weapons, and do anything you can to survive in a city ravaged by the zombie outbreak.
  • Expanded with Dying Light: The Following - Investigate a mysterious and secretive society as you leave the quarantine zone and travel to a seemingly serene countryside - a region bigger than all areas of the original game combined!
  • Drive to Survive - Dying Light: The Following introduces drivable dirt buggies that you can freely customize and upgrade with special weapons, attachments, and paint jobs to create your deadliest weapon yet.
  • All DLCs and Updates - Get all the additional content ever released for Dying Light in one go, including the Be the Zombie multiplayer mode, The Bozak Horde game mode, #DrinkForDLC content rewards, and much more.
Don't forgot to check out the awesome new launch trailer for this amazing new 'era of Dying Light that was just launched!

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Dying Light: The Following - Reveal the Map with #TweetForSpeed

Jan 20, 2016 - 11:45 AM - by garyopa
Control a Car from Anywhere in the World with #TweetForSpeed Campaign

Help clear the fog from the map of Dying Light: The Following and reveal what's in store with the #TweetForSpeed hashtag. Let's see how fast the slot car can go!

You most likely heard of crowd-funding, people from around the world, total strangers to each other putting their cash on the line, in the hopes the game get finished, but in this case the new expansion for Dying Light is almost ready to appear for us to grab, and the developers have decided to come up with a cool crowd-sourcing game to play, the more you Tweet their special #hashtag, the more of the map you will be able to see, so everyone get together now and starting tweeting with #TweetForSpeed so we can see the world!

In the era of smart homes, smart heating, heart rate monitoring, and the possibility to connect almost anything to the internet; video game developer Techland made an even bolder move and created a never before seen experiment in the form of a Twitter campaign that will clear the fog from the map of the upcoming Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition.

This is how the event is described by Michał Napora, the game's Community Manager:

"The idea came from the current trend of connecting anything and everything to the internet.

We thought why not let anyone with a Twitter handle use the hashtag #TweetForSpeed to make a real difference in the lives of all Dying Light fans.

Every tweet with this hashtag will make our specially modified slot car go around on its track and by doing so, it reveals more parts from the new map of the upcoming Dying Light: The Following ahead of its release.

The further the car goes, the more will be revealed of the map of the already highly anticipated Dying Light: The Following for the both the fans of the game and newcomers alike."
As this is an urgent appeal and there are a lot of Dying Light fans in need, we would like to urge you to go crazy with the tweets and even if you just feel like sending a tweet to make a little car go around its track, follow and tweet us @DyingLightGame with the hashtag #TweetForSpeed and watch the action unfold on our live Twitch broadcast at

Dying Light: The Following will be available on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC from February 9, 2016.
So what do you think of their latest viral idea to promote their game, it is not the first time they done crazy stunts like this.
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Snoop Dogg unleashes an epic rant about Xbox One

Jan 14, 2016 - 11:49 AM - by garyopa
The famous rapper calls out Bill Gates over Xbox Live downtime issues!

An Xbox Live outage has left thousands of gamers frustrated - but one angry user (Snoop Dogg) decided to take his complaint straight to the top.

Snoop Dogg loves his Xbox One, he is always tweeting, instrgram'ing about his Xbox experiences and sharing videos with his followers, but this time he got very angry over all the downtime Xbox Live servers have been having recently, with even yesterday another long 4+ hour outage, and as such decided to call out Bill Gates over it, and shared an epic 15-second rant regarding the Xbox Live issues, and even goes as far as saying he just might switch his love over to the PlayStation if this shit is not fixed up asap by great Microsoft King.

Legendary rapper Snoop Dogg loves his Xbox - he attended the Xbox One launch event two years ago, and he posts videos of the games he plays all the time, from "FIFA" to "Madden" and more.

But when Xbox's servers go down, Snoop is anything but down.

On Wednesday, after Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners were unable to play any online games for 4+ hours due to a server outage, Snoop Dogg posted a video telling Microsoft - and its founder Bill Gates - to "fix your s-t."
Attached below is the his epic 15-second video but be warned it does contain NSFW language, so don't blame us if you get upset from watching it, but if you do, what do you think about the whole issue, is it time for Microsoft to finally fix their Xbox Live servers, or are people just getting too upset over it all.

NEWS SOURCE: Snoop Dogg unleashes an epic rant after Xbox One's servers go down (via) TechInsider
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Xbox Bill: Teen Racks Up $8,000 In Xbox Charges

Jan 13, 2016 - 2:58 PM - by garyopa
Xbox is now looking into the issue, but told the stunned father that the bill will stand for now!

An Ontario dad was stunned after he received a bill for nearly $8,000 in Xbox charges just two days before Christmas.

Lance Perkins is shown above flipping through a printout of the more than $8,000 in credit card charges he was issued after his 17-year-old son made a series of in-game Xbox purchases without his knowledge and now he is warning parents online and via the media to be more careful and keep an eye on what their kids are doing, as so far his discussion with Microsoft has gotten noplace and bill still stands as-is, as such he has decided: 'There will never be another Xbox system - or any gaming system - in my home,' Lance Perkins said to CBC earlier this week, below is all the sad details of this yet another one of many of having a huge bill on their credit card due to 'micro-transactions'.

According to CBC, Lance Perkins of Pembroke, Ont., was charged $7,625.88 after his 17-year-old son used his credit card for in-game purchases in one of the Xbox FIFA games.

"It floored me. Literally floored me, when I'd seen what I was being charged," Perkins told the news site.

The father claims the teen "thought it was a one-time fee for the game," and "never believed he was being charged for every transaction, or every time he went onto the game."

After contacting his credit card company, Perkins was informed that nothing could be done unless he wanted to charge his son with fraud. The father then contacted Xbox, arguing that his son is a minor.

Xbox is now looking into the issue, but told Perkins that the bill will stand for now.

"Until I actually hear from them, it's actually very discouraging," the dad said.

According to, FIFA games allow users to buy additional players for their team by using FIFA Points. These points are an in-game currency that can be bought using real money.

However, to monitor this and other in-game purchases made by kids, Xbox offers built-in parental controls. In regards to Perkins' bill, Microsoft, Xbox's parent company, emphasized in a statement that these features are meant to prevent incidents like this from happening.

"Purchases made using a parent's payment account are legitimate transactions under the Microsoft Services Agreement," the company said. "We encourage parents to use the many platform and service features we make available to prevent unapproved charges."

Since Perkins' story was reported, it has made its way on to Reddit, where users have been calling out the teen's ridiculous excuses for not knowing any better.

"Lol, he thought it was a one-time charge? Oh, even though you have to fund your wallet amount and it asks you to confirm multiple times," one wrote. "Flat out lying hoping Microsoft will feel bad and refund them. I wouldn't, the kid is 17. Old enough to understand the consequences."

Despite this, others sympathized with the boy and shared stories from their own experience. "I did this when I was 13 but it wasn't on FIFA," one said. "I just kept buying random shit from the marketplace and eventually after spending 2,400 quid of films, trailers, music videos and dlc my dad finally notices and calls up his bank to cancel it ahahahaha was so lucky to get away with it."

It's true that this isn't the first time a child has racked up a huge bill for in-game purchases. Just last week, a story broke about a seven-year-old UK boy who charged more than $8,000 to his dad's credit card while playing an iTunes game.

In another instance from 2013, seven-year-old Canadian twin boys were charged $3,000 for their in-app purchases while playing on their mother's iPad.
As you can see above, and as many of long-time loyal forum members know here, we have reported on these news stories over the recent years many times, and incidents like these are more common than people might think, which is why parents must be wary, but what do you think the big gaming companies should do about it, more rules, or is it the parents job and not theirs to worry about?

NEWS SOURCE #1: Xbox Bill: Ontario Teen Racks Up $8,000 In Xbox Charges (via)... [Read More]
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Dying Light: The Following’s Story Trailer Teases New Characters and World

Jan 07, 2016 - 7:53 PM - by garyopa
A Prophecy Incarnated

How about that? An insanely cool story trailer giving a glimpse of the places and people you'll come across in Dying Light: The Following. Watch it below right here on MaxConsole!

Only one month to go before we can all enjoy the big expansion to the very popular video game on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Today, Techland added another piece to the puzzle with the release of a new story trailer for its upcoming expansion Dying Light: The Following. The video offers a glimpse into the ravaged yet mysterious world players will encounter as well as a first-ever look at some of the new characters they will meet.

"In the expansion, we're aiming for a bit of a different mood to the story," explains producer Tymon Smektała. "We all love some old good mystery, whether it's X-Files or Twin Peaks, so that's an element we're introducing to our world in Dying Light: The Following."
Last month Techland offered a sneak peek to Dying Light: The Following's opening storyline in its story teaser.

Dying Light: The Following will be released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 9th, 2016. The expansion will be available as downloadable content (priced $19.99), as part of the Season Pass, and as part of Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition. All the buying options are explained in the infographics on the official website.
So are you going to grab the expansion for Dying Light, or have you not been enjoying this game very much at all?

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The GTA Online Festive Surprise 2015

Dec 21, 2015 - 11:06 PM - by garyopa
Celebrate the holiday season in Los Santos now through January 5th with the Festive Surprise 2015

This year's GTA Online holiday treats feature a whole new collection of free seasonally appropriate clothes and accessories for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Just in the nick of time, the folks over at Rockstar have decided to give all their GTA Online players some holiday treats, so you can play the game over the holidays in real ho-ho-ho style, completed with all the right gear to put your gang into full xmas mode.

Celebrate the holiday season in Los Santos now through January 5th with the Festive Surprise 2015 for GTA Online. This year's holiday treats feature a whole new collection of free seasonally appropriate clothes and accessories for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. This includes:

  • New Santa outfits and a new collection of snug Pajamas
  • Masks featuring Mr. and Mrs. Claus, Bad Elf, Crazy Gingerbread, Festive Luchador and more
  • 3 Christmas themed Car Horns
  • Christmas Trees at Legion Square and in all owned Apartments, Stilt Houses and Yachts

Also, all festive attire from previous years will be available during the holiday period for all platforms including original Masks and Clothes from both last year's Festive Surprise and the original 2013 Holiday Gifts. Plus keep an eye out for special gifts on all platforms during the holidays, including the chance for a few snowball fights during the rare phenomenon of Los Santos snowfall in the forecast as well as some special additions to the growing collection of fun Adversary Modes on PS4, Xbox One and PC.


Players can post their best holiday-themed Snapmatic to Social Club between now and January 5, 2016, and our five most festive favorites will earn a GTA$1M award and also be featured at the Newswire. Make sure to tag photos with #FestiveSurprise2015 on Social Club to be eligible. Official Rules.


Tune in tomorrow Tuesday December 22nd at 5pm ET on Twitch or YouTube Gaming for the second annual Official GTA Online Holiday Party Livestream with special invited community guests.
So what do you think about this holiday update for GTA Online, are you going to skip xmas dinner and try it out this week?
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King's Quest: Rubble Without a Cause is out today!

Dec 16, 2015 - 7:03 PM - by garyopa
King’s Quest’s First Chapter Is Free On PlayStation®Plus Until 2016

Sierra™ has released King’s Quest™- Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause, the second chapter in the critically acclaimed reimagining of one of adventure gaming’s most treasured franchises.

If you been enjoying the first chapter of King's Quest from Sierra, you will be glad to know that starting today you can download now the second chapter for your choice of gaming system, from PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4, Rubble With A Cause is now out.

Sierra has released King's Quest- Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause, the second chapter in the critically acclaimed reimagining of one of adventure gaming's most treasured franchises. After recounting the story of his first days in Daventry, an aging King Graham tells his granddaughter, Gwendolyn, about his first test as ruler of the kingdom. This time, a mischievous horde of goblins has imprisoned the people of Daventry and a still inexperienced Graham must confront difficult choices and even harder consequences to save his friends.

King's Quest - Chapter 2: Rubble Without a Cause is available worldwide from 16th December, on the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 systems, as well as Xbox One and Xbox 360 via the Xbox Games Store and Windows PC via Steam.

Still need to catch up? Throughout the month of December, PlayStation®Plus subscribers can download King's Quest - Chapter 1: A Knight to Remember, the saga's first chapter, on the PlayStation®4 system for free through the PlayStation®Store.

Players who already own either King's Quest: The Complete Collection or the King's Quest: Season Pass should download the new chapter directly through the in-game "Chapters" menu.

Developed by The Odd Gentlemen, the new King's Quest series rekindles the classic spirit of curiosity that the franchise was built on more than 30 years ago. Fans of all ages can experience first-hand the greatest untold puzzles and challenges of King Graham's life over five exciting chapters.

King's Quest is rated PEGI 12. For more information, please visit and follow Sierra on Facebook and Twitter.
So what do you think of the game so far, after finishing the first chapter, or are you looking forward to finishing the second chapter.
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Introducing Rival Challenges to Guitar Hero Live

Dec 15, 2015 - 12:04 PM - by garyopa
FreeStyleGames are continuing to explore new ways to make GHTV an even more exciting experience.

The studio has been listening to feedback from the community; most notably the desire for head-to-head competition to test your skills against other players.

If you been playing GHTV, you are most likely one of the millions asking for more shit to do, to have more fun, well you don't have to worry any longer, as the developers behind the return of Guitar Hero to our gaming devices have listen, and they are now putting the finishing touches on a new mode called 'Rival Challenges' and they have included in this PR announcement a few screenshots for us.

Today, the team is excited to announce Rival Challenges, which is now live in Guitar Hero Live. Rival Challenges is a new feature in the GHTV channels that pits players against similarly skilled, match-made players in a 1-on-1 song battle.

Additional features are also now available in GHTV, including the ability to "favourite" a song and a new daily token reward for those who have depleted their Plays.

For more information about Rival Challenges and more, please visit the FreeStyleGames blog here:
So what do you think of GHTV so far, has it lived up to your wants and needs of air-guitar'ing away in shock and awe to your whole family and friends? -- Does it bring back the original joy and experience that they classic Guitar Hero had on our previous generation of gaming devices, or is just a bunch of hype, and packed away the plastic controller after only a few attempts of playing some classic tunes.

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Free Dying Light #DrinkForDLC Content Revealed

Dec 10, 2015 - 11:46 PM - by garyopa
Beat our new Parkour Challenges or Get Wet trying!

Earlier this year Techland started a health-oriented campaign on social media under the hashtag #DrinkForDLC, encouraging people to drink water and stay hydrated.

Earlier this year, the developers behind Dying Light had a #DrinkForDLC event, and now we finally know the details about the new DLC pack, we been all have been Dying of Thirst to see appear in the very popular Zombie-Killing game that has taken over our consoles:

The fan response exceeded all expectations: the hashtag reached more than 15 million people and resulted in over 15 000 creative photos and videos of fans drinking water, not counting other expressions of support. As a thank you to the fans for their involvement, the development team designed additional free content for the game. Today Techland has detailed the contents of a three-part DLC pack that all Dying Light players will receive free of charge.

The #DrinkForDLC content pack will include:

[list][*]The Fountain of Youth - all-new exploration-based quest available in the Old Town area.[*]Water 2.0 - blueprint for a new throwable weapon that intensifies the electrocution effect of all other weapons.[*]Water Challenges - two brand-new parkour challenges designed around the theme of water.

The #DrinkForDLC content pack will be included in Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition, the complete and immensely improved version of the game to be released on February 9th, 2016. Owners of the original version of the game will receive the pack as part of the free improvements update, which will be made available on the same day.
So what do you think, is this all your hope it would be, or are you now searching your fridge for a new cold one, as reading about this new pack has made you thirsty again, if so we love to see your pictures here on MaxConsole on how you do 'Drinking While Gaming'!
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